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Between Fleet Walker and Jackie Robinsonblack players and white players rarely, if ever, played together on integrated teams. But teams of white players did play baseball against teams of black baseball players during mostly postseason barnstorming tours throughout these years. The recent book, The Negro Leagues Were Major Leagues: Historians Reappraise Black Baseball McFarland,compiled a set of more than games played between teams consisting primarily of white major-leaguers and teams of black players.
The book's editor, Todd Peterson, graciously provided copies of the box scores, game stories, and, in a few cases, play-by-play s of these games. Retrosheet has begun to work through these games to create box score files and event files where possible using Retrosheet's traditional approach of beginning with the most recent data in this case and working back through time. To date, Retrosheet's collection of games played between teams of major-league white and major-league black players goes back to The choice of as our starting date here for now was not accidental.
Following the offseason, Commissioner Landis banned American and National League teams from barnstorming, so starting inthe white teams involved in these games were all "All-Star" teams. Overall, Retrosheet has collected box scores for interracial games played between and We have play-by-play s for 79 of these games with 52 of these play-by-play s having been deduced from newspaper game stories and box scores.
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